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experts picking seattle over the redskins tomorrow. but what do they know? tonight redskins fans are confident rg3 can lead the team to its eighth consecutive win. hello everybody, i'm bruce johnson. thank you for joining us. the team tonight is in a hotel following a walk through today. in preparation for the first playoff game since 1999. dave owens begins the redskins coverage tonight. >> it's big. i mean we know this one is big. it's wild card weekend. we haven't had this like you say since 19990. no doubt about. bruce you've been in the community for a long time and you know as well as anybody tomorrow sets up to be a signature sporting event. like you say, last time nfl playoff game here? you got to go all the way back to 1999. unexpected. heck yeah. that makes its all the more special. fedex field getting all decked out for wild card weekend. this is a shot right here from above. the big old stadium as they put the special playoff logos on the field. now as for the game redskins have been preparing this week. like the previous seven with a winner go home mentality. big sta
is trying to move onshore from seattle right down into california. even as we go into tomorrow we'll see rain showers in southwestern california. the big story nationwide is the heavy rain through louisiana right now. that has also been producing some tornado warnings so far this morning. you can see the showers are fairly light from seattle right down into portland, into medford, oregon, and into san francisco, too. a lot of its offshore, but here is our snowstorm. and it does look like we will see areas across idaho, up across millionontana, picking u than a foot of snow. here in salt lake city, utah, i say closer to 12 inches. the west coast itself, a little bit of mountain snow, but mostly rain right along the coast. that's a look at the weather across the country, now here's a peek out your window. we have been seeing the off and on rain showers near the west coast and the northwest will see more of the same. tomorrow looks sunny in seattle, so that looks good. >>> a beer just for dogs and a reversal fortune for apple and facebook. >>> plus, what should have been a fun adventure end
and the similarities between seattle washington and washington, d.c. >>> here's a look at the top five. first groceries. male, poultry -- meat, poultry, dairy products are expected to go up. companies would make up the price of the phone because of the description fee that would go away beginning with t- mobile. the price of new cars is expected to rise as automakers spend more to fall into compliance with the new fuel efficiency standards. employee health care premiums are expected to go up an average of 6%. and finally beer. yup that's because copper prices could be on the rise. copper is used to make equipment for brewing beer. sorry guys. >>> we are now five days away from the biggest football game that washington, d.c. has seen in a long time. sunday's playoffs between the redskins and the seahawks. we'll leave the breakdowns to the x's and o's on the sports department. but they took some time today to compare and contrast the two cities, seattle and washington. >> reporter: let's start with the sound tracks of the two cities. d.c. has go go. seattle has grunge. washington gets to show you the won
are cheering for their team. coming up later, a tale of two cities. washington, d.c. and seattle, washington. >> but first, a deadly car bombing ushers in another violent year in iraq. we'll have details when 9news continues. [ male announcer ] when your business is powered by verizon, you can do more business per second. and with more reliable internet, that's more per second. and with a dedicated line, it's more per second. and with an additional line, it's more... table for 15? [ male announcer ] ...per second. but most importantly, it's more... mmm! [ male announcer ] ...per second. get verizon high-speed internet and phone for just $84.99 a month when you sign up online with a two-year price guarantee. plus a $200 verizon visa pre-paid card and an additional line included. verizon. >>> we have breaking news because we have just learned that moments ago, the circuit judge handling justin wolfe's appeal has granted his release. our peggy fox has been covering this story. we're going to go to her live for an updated report. >> reporter: her name is judge mary grace o'brien. just moments ag
on the seattle seahawks at home tomorrow. it has been a long time coming for fans in maryland, so much so, even baltimore ravens fans are secretly rooting for the skins this post season. >> i have been going with the ravens, but now since rg-iii is with the redskins, i do -- i'm starting to like the redskins as well. >> whoa! now, if it comes to a super bowl between the two? >> i will go with redskins. >> by the way, also in a wild card game, they take on the indianapolis colts in baltimore tomorrow at 1:00. >>> as the skins make their playoff push, team memorabilia is flying off the shelves ahead of tomorrow's game. >> a manassas family is hoping to add to their collection, if they have the room for it. audrey barns took a tour of the ultimate redskins man cave at the duval family home. >> reporter: a lot of football fans have a signed helmet or two, but a manassas family has dozens of them. in fact, they have so much redskins memorabilia, it fills an entire garage. jimmy duval started collecting redskins stuff with his dad when he was just a kid. he basically built an addition to hold it all.
's anatomy" star patrick dempsey in seattle today leading a group of investors trying to buy tully's, a bankrupt, seattle coffee chain. the actor has spent several year's filming in seattle, and he has some big competition, starbucks is also bidding for some of tully's assets. dempsey says buying the coffee chain is all about saving jobs. a judge will decide who get's tully's next friday. >> how much you wajted to bet if they get it will you see a lot of product placement on that abc show. >> tom: more than a cup of coffee is what it will be worth. that's "nightly business report" for thursday, january 3. have a great evening everyone, and you too susie. >> susie: goodnight tom. thanks for watching everyone. we'll see you online at: and back here tomorrow night. captioning sponsored by wpbt captioned by media access group at wgbh ♪ >>> and their buns are something i have yet to find anywhere else. >> i'm not inviting you to my house for dinner. >> breaded and fried and gooey and lovely. >> in the words of arnold schwarzenegger, i'll be back! >> you've
can roll away in park. >> just ahead of the football game, a connection that a seattle seahawks player has with our area. >> and we will have the forecast for the redskins, the weekend forecast. a cold temperatures, and >> if your redskins fan, like this gentleman sunday cannot come soon enough. the anticipation is building for the big game. the team's turnaround this year has been amazing, from last to first in the nfc east. fans have waited a long time for this and they are pumped up. >> the first playoff game in years, the first home playoff game since 1999, so the city is very excited. >> chief z will lead the cheers in the stands. fans can play a bigger role as the 12th man to help push the redskins to the next round of the playoffs. >> there is a local connection for one of the players on the seahawks. as horace holmes reports quarterback russell wilson used to call virginia home. >> when he is done managing one of the biggest law firms in virginia these days, ben wilson is answering e-mail about his famous nephew. his nephew is the rookie quarterback sensation not named robert g
of questions about seattle that we'll answer. >> because it felt like seattle for the past week. >> that is one of questions. >> i used to think i could live there but after this week, i was like maybe not. it was kind of depressing it felt like. >> i did some time there. it was always gloomy and cloudy. nice city otherwise. >> i do enjoy it. >> let's check in with julie wright now. >> traveling on the eastbound side of 66 this morning, had the crash near business 234. they just cleared that over to the shoulder. you are down to about 37 miles per hour coming in out of manassas. back up to 61 miles per hour approaching fair oaks and slowing briefly at 56 miles per hour headed inbound towards the capital beltway. slow is your trip as come in from manassas towards centerville. lanes are open. no major tie-ups to report if you are traveling south on 270. lanes are open out of germantown headed for the split. northbound 395 below speed leaving ed sal road headed out towards duke street. -- leaving edsall road headed out towards duke street. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. affic. >>>
for robocalls to find out how to enter. >>> seattle fans may be planning a trip to the east coast for the playoff showdown against the redskins on sunday. >> quite a showdown it will be, too. two rookie quarterbacks, pretty good guys, even though one is a short little thing. >> i don't think anybody out in seattle is too disappointed with russell wilson as their quarterback. they love him out there. it is really the year of the rookie quarterback in the nfl. and two of the top three face off at fedex field on sunday. it's just the second time ever the two rookie quarterbacks have gone head to head in a playoff game. robert griffin iii has helped resurrect the redskins. and russell wilson, no longer a secret in seattle. on sunday, wilson tied peyton manning's rookie record with his 26th touchdown pass of the season. wilson's 115 passer rating in december, the highest of any quarterback in the nfl. like his rookie counterpart, rg3, wilson can run as well. for the season, griffin is the nfl's third-ranked quarterback. while will sob is right behind him at number four. >> i definitely
of montana. right down into wyoming. into salt lake city and moving through colorado as well. seattle is finally going to see some sunshine today. northwestern california will see a little bit of light rain but for the most part the trouble spots will be across the middle of the country. high temperatures today look fairly typical for this time of year. we should top out in the 50s down in san francisco. that's a look at fallon, nevada, 30 degrees with finally a break from some of that snow. we are going to see a break from the rain today in seattle but more rain will move in for the weekend. >> looks like it might and good ski weekend for a lot of folks there. >> that's the plus side for sure. great ski snow. >> thank you. >>> stocks rock as the s&p hits a five-year high. an update on stranded whales and thousands of white collar jobs coming to the u.s. >>> plus, the huge cruise liner that ran ashore. we go toitly lto italy to see costa concordia is one year later. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back. some stories now making news this morning. california governor jerry b
teams. we thought it might be a good time to compare and contrast the two cities. seattle and washington. for starters, washington has the monument, seattle has the needle. they make planes, we make legislation very slowly. washington has tourists, seattle has techies. wait for it, seattle has a nice hot cup of starbucks coffee while we here have a nice hot bowl of chili. >> which is the better city? >> no question all washington. always washington. >> let's also not forget the redskins have won three super bowls while seattle's sports championship game in 1979 when the super sonics defeated the washington bullets. >>> snow in canada and winter doesn't generally surprise many people, but the amount that fell in montreal over the last week certainly did. five days after 20 inches of snow fell, the city says only 48% of the streets and sidewalks are cleared. by law crews can only work 70 hours a week, so it's hindering clean up efforts. cities are hoping to finish the bulk of the streets by this coming sunday. >>> there will be plenty of fireworks to see in the sky this week because of the
. >>> and with two days to go before the battle with seattle, fedex field getting a makeover for the game. chopper 4 is on the scene as workers painted the wildcard banner on the turf. the skins have finished 15 season at fedex. >>> tonight we have live team coverage. pat collins found out what redskins fans are will to do to get a ticket, but carol has more on why the fans might be the key to victory. >> home sweet home. the skins are 1-0 at home. that game coming 13 years ago a wildcard win over the lions, so there's not a lot to go on histor historically. what we do know the current playoff four straight at home. the burgundy and gold have to like this. the skins are 13-2 all time in home playoff games. while the seahawks are 1-8 on the road in the postseason. this year's seahawks undefeated at home, yet they only had three wins on the road. the players say the fans have quite a job to do this weekend. >> i expect our crowd to come out and be loud and support us. you know, there's no reason for them to be any less excited for the dallas game, and for the dallas game they were awesome. having a go
the israeli occupation of the west bank and gaza. then a teacher uprising in seattle. >> [indiscernible] this movement to replace the map with something and accurately measures. >> earlier this month, teachers at garfield high in seattle unanimously voted to stop administering a widely used standardized tests. now the seattle school district is warning teachers could face a 10-day suspensions without pay if they refuse to give the test. we will go to seattle for the latest. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. president of and is expected to express his support for a sweeping blueprint for immigration reform backed by a bipartisan group of senators. the senate plan includes a path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented people in the u.s., but also demands tougher border enforcement and a system for tracking those who overstay visas. some have condemned the plan's exclusion of lgbt couples from the right to sponsor a foreign- born partner so they can obtain residency. democratic senator ch
for the redskins matchup with seattle seahawks. fans are fired up for the big game. richard reeve joins us live from n where he caught up with fans. this is pretty neat. we have been walking around fans allo redskins night long. we found a bar that is a for seattle fans. there you feel like you are in in washington,e d.c. in the nation's capital, you feverfeel redskins building. they are going down. we will send them home crying back to washington state. seahawks. >> it will be a lot of fun. we are season ticket holders. i have been a diehard seahawks fan. it is a seahawk refuge in a redskin nation. it is our little sanctuary. they have network and sunday seattle game and are convinced of victory. people come from out of town. we get between 20 and 40 people in here every weekend. not so fast. >> the redskins would get the victory. this is the first time they in a longivision time. he says this is his team's time. >> the redskins finally have good talent. a lot of passion on both f the one o the redskins fans are excited or the team, but they are and where he about rg -- wary of rg3. r
've been talking with someone in seattle. >> they're all excited in seattle. some of those guys have come here. the nats took us to the brink of the ncls and now the redskins are attempting their own magic carpet ride, i guess you can say. what would the hoopla be like if washington wins tomorrow? wow. wild card weekend. this is a shot from above as the crews get the stadium ready with the special play logos on the field. we've heard from the players on both sides. a lot of chirping going on, trash talk. just a few minutes away, i spoke with sports anchor chris fan sees to covers -- frances who covers the seahawks out in seattle. business trash talk anchor on anchor style. check it out. >> all right, chris, here we go. big game tomorrow. redskins, seahawks. i like to call it the real washington versus the fake washington. and you know who i think is fake. what do you think about that, man? >> well, they're saying the same thing around here. real washington, fake washington. you've got all the politicians out there doing what they do. they had us all hung up before the first of the year. w
the redskins and the seattle seahawks. the region is split in its -- allegiance with the redskins. before sunday's game at fedex another nfl playoff game will take place in maryland s and thehe colt ravens. already, much of maryland is considered ravens country. we go live to fedex field with more on maryland's divided loyalty. those loyalties gradually change as we get to baltimore. even in ravens country, you will see a little bit of a burgundy and gold. so much so that politicians sure they show support for both teams. howard county is not taking sides. they are showing off their .oyalty for both teams burgundy for redskins, purple for ravens. >> a great weekend. homeve both teams coming thing forreat maryland. he is ang a fine line, admitted ravens fan. >> as think there is a healthy and it is kind of fun. a lot of people were saying that meetest thing would be to at the super bowl. a divided fan base. as a ravens fan, he is all right. i would like to say that we beat them every year. especially now that ray is out of here. they are not going to beat us every year anymore. a fan base
looking forward after surgery on his knee. rgiii injured his knee in the playoff loss to seattle. if rehabilitation goes well, there is hope he could be back in time for the 2013 season. literally adding insult to injury. white fans have to pay up after the bet with seattle. -- why the mayor has to pay up after a bet with seattle. this flag will fly until sunset. -- >> this lot will fly until sunset. it is all part of honoring the bet with seattle's mayor. >> we made good on our end of the bed. not such a pretty sight out there. washington, d.c. remembering a legend this noon. mayor greg dedicated the newest monument to the godfather of gogo. preparations under way for a new park all about the smooth sounds of chuck brown. >> with the signature and smile the d.c. mayor signed into law the newest monument in a city that is full of monuments. this one is for the late chuck brown, a music icon in the city. >> beautiful. really beautiful. i am trying to hold my tears back. >> in a few months the chuck brown and music pavilion will open its doors to residents and guests. it will featu
right and seattle does that. >> reporter: >> the redskins most recent trieps to the playoffs in 2005 and 2007 both ended in losses to seattle. let's look from our chopper there, there's the field out at, getting ready and painting the field for this weekend's game. this is going to be a big one. >> get fired up. >> live pictures from chopper 4. >> ready for wildcard weekend. >> we have a great show planned for you today, a pep rally going on here and we want to see you spreading some burgundy and gold spirit. send us pictures of you, your kids, your pets, your house all dekd out in burgundy and gold and e-mail them to skins fans at or tweet at nbc washington and use the hash tag skins fans. >>> seattle has the coaches name of pete carroll and all he does is jump up and down. he acts like he's playing in the game. i want to see him sit on the sideline and mope. i'm tired of the seeing him jurp up and down. >> the time now, 11:12. >>> coming up, more on the battle with seattle. the best of hail to the redskins. fans predictions and much more. >>> and the first order o
to win more than d.c. mayor vincent gray. that's because he agreed to a bet with the mayor of seattle. the losing city's mayor must fly the victor's flag at city hall. so let the games begin. mayor gray joins us in studio and mayor mike mcginn in seattle joins us by phone. he doesn't know what he's getting into. >> absolutely not. we're ready loaded for bear on this end. >> when is the last time the seahawks have won won a road game? >> 29 years. we want to make it 30 years consecutively now. >> mayor mcginn, i don't want to cast aspersions, but washington did just legalize marijuana, so you're not getting bad advice out there, are you? >> hey, man, we're a good progressive city and the seahawks are playing great, so looking forward to the game. >> what are you hearing from the seattle fans out there, any concerns with our redskins? >> hey, they're enjoying the bet. they love the fact that the mayors are standing behind their teams and they're awfully excited. the seahawk had a great finish to the year -- seahawks had great finish to the year and i understand the redskins did, too. >>
health and the health of your family depend on it. after coming from 14 down last week in dc, seattle had a much more impressive come back today again in the question was, if the 49ers are going to host seattle or travel and -- >> i think it is best they don't host seattle. they are a tough match up. i would rather go to the georgia dome where you know you can beat atlanta. >> all right. i like that confidence. >> thank you very much. >>> now, coming from 14 down last week, seattle had a much more impressive comeback against the falcons. the hottest team in the nfl went cold in the first half. ryan airs it out for white. 50 yard touchdown pass. 20-0 atlanta at halftime. it looked like this game was over. but, back come the hawks. down 13 in the 4th quarter. russell wilson to the former raiders, zach miller, wide open, touchdown, 27-21. the pafalcons -- the falcons lead is just 6. sea hawks to take the lead. lynch fumbled the ball but he broke the play in seattle, leading by 1. 25 seconds to work magic. gonzalez for 19 and in field goal range. brin
of this sunday's playoff game, d.c. mayor vincent grape and seattle's mayor have made a wager. when the redskins win the district's flag willfully over seattle city hall for a day. if seattle wins, mayor day from must fly seattle's flag. you remember the nationals cardinals series? >>> well, let me tell you about gamblers in las vegas. the talk of the game is that the redskins offense will be facing seattle's defense. it's one of the best in the league and it will be tough for the redskins, but that's okay because combined with rg3, we are going to make those gamblers in las vegas sorry. washington is the only home team that's not favored this week, despite being considered underdogs, full back darryl young said the team is ready. >> it's football. they're here for a reason. everybody's physical. it's a grown man's league. everybody's stepping up making place. people talk about how physical it is. it goes both ways. we mr. in the talk about this. >> be sure to tune in after sunday's game for a complete wrap-up of the redskins-seahawks game. we'll have a post game show live from fedex field. it's
to our sports department but matt jablow took some time to compare and contrast the two cities. seattle and washington, d.c. >> reporter: let's start with the sound tracks of to the cities. >> d.c. has go go and chuck brown. seattle has grunge and a complicated kirk cobain. washington has the wonderful wharf, a seafood lovers delight. >> everything is more natural. >> reporter: seattle for some reason the pike place fish market. >> there's more entertaining but we have good fish here. >> reporter: washington has the monument. seattle has the needle. they make planes. we make legislation slowly. >> so far we like it. >> reporter: washington has tourists. >> actually this is our first time to washington and it's lovely. >> reporter: seattle has techies. seattle actually has the wealthiest techy of all, bill gates while washington has one of the most notorious gates of all, watergate. and at the end of the day seattle has a nice hot cup of coffee of starbucks covery while we here in washington have a nice hot bowl of ben's chili. which is the better city? >> no question, always washington.
>>> we are counting down to the battle with seattle as the redskins prepare to take on the seahawks. this morning, players share their expectations of the fans. plus, the football fever taking over the redskins region. >>> and something to cheer about as we get ready for a nice weather weekend on tap. good morning, everyone. i'm angie goff. >> and i'm richard jordan. today is saturday, january 5th, 2013. just moments ago, a 7.6 earthquake hit off the coast of alaska. it happened about 75 miles southeast of cordova, alaska. a tsunami warning was issued for parts of alaska and canada. at this point, there are no reports of damage. >>> let's go to meteorologist chuck bell. >> good morning to both of you. good morning, everybody. happy new year. hopefully you enjoyed your holiday season. we're off to a seasonably cold start early on a january morning here in washington. temperatures in town are in the mid-30s. you don't have to go too far out to the west or to the north before you get back down closer to the freezing mark. 30 now in gaithersburg. 33 in martinsburg. nothing showing up on
in atlanta or seattle. >> the offensive played great. and as well as up from our running back did well and we made some serious plac >> it was unbelievable, the serious plays... >> he was running all over the field. a big, strong, athletic, running the field, running the ball, throw one the ball. throwing the ball. >> and we were happy to get it back. >> we were competing like maniacs. and we will move on with humble parts >> humble parts. the 49ers but seattle and atlanta. seattle victory? they will come to candlestick park a week from tomorrow. however, if atlanta will have a victory? frisco go to atlanta 49ers and how about brother john?. and they were travelling inside 40 seconds, denver, 35/28. however, jones. and this incredible. denver was ready to party but they bled to overtime. 35-35 and peyton manning. not a bad day but not a great day. a couple of the interceptions and this one by quarry. set up a just in time to win it. by corey 9.5 underdogs. coming back, 38-35, the advance. they will play the winner of houston/new england tomorrow. an incredible day of football. it is fun to co
the seattle group for $525 million and the team is expected to move to seattle and have its name changed to the seattle supersonics. they must still approve the sale. >>> 49ers are now super bowl bound and it is also translating into cash for some stores. janine de la vega is with us from palo alto antigen mean, i guess it is pretty official today? >> people are waiting to get their hands on the jerseys and the nfc champions hat. people are waiting to get in and there has been a steady stream of customers ever since and they are looking for anything that strikes their eye. >> reporter: they came in and they bought, and she was one of the first to stock up on stuff for her family. >> they said other stores had run out of stuff so i had to make sure they opened back up at 8:00 so i was here at 7:30 and i made sure i had all the stuff. >> reporter: from jerseys to banners and towels, people were forking out cash to get more memorabilia after last night's win against the atlanta falcons. >> we are able to buy the brand- new merchandise and it is our little piece of being part of the team. >
hosts the seattle seahawks in the playoffs. a special role in the montgomery county public engagement. the couple has gotten a lot of attention because of a creative marriage proposal and the video that has become a hit on the internet. we are joined with more on just what happened. >> he was looking for a creative way to take his two loves the redskins and his girlfriend, and wrap them into a marriage proposal. he put the video on youtube. little did he know it would become a sensation. this couple already has the ring. there is a bit of sizing to take care of. the real story is the proposal. it all took place new year's eve at a small party with friends and family. she opened a gift and found a redskins jersey inside. [screaming] it said "marry me." >> i knew we were going to get engaged. i had no idea. >> travis had been planning the big surprise for months. >> i was a nervous wreck. i told her dad and mom. the more people you tell, -- >> they are as huge redskins fans. >> i wanted to do something that combined my extreme love of the redskins. >> it is amazing. it is a unique exper
redskins game is all about. to the redskins. lifers year upns for the battle against seattle. >> my whole family are redskins fans. they are totally dedicated. it is a game that is as much about the past as it is about the future. they have proved themselves is not about how you start, but how you finish. for some, it is 50 years in the making. he was fortunate enough to have tickets. the rest of us, we are still looking for tickets. there are still some available. we checked ticketmaster earlier. tickets are ranging from tonding room only tickets . $2000a some pretty expensive playoffs. that game starts at 4:30 p.m. tomorrow. i'm surprised there are still end. on the low no kidding. will go together. >> absolutely. >> we had the wind chill and it was brutally cold out there. this time it is sunshine and 'emperatures will be in the 40 s. we have a chance for a few flakes of snow. looking outside, clouds are increasing. national airport at 41 degrees. high temperatures today made it .p to 46 degrees average for this time of year is 43. temperatures are 40 degrees over the district. wind gu
matters. >> let's get to the playoff showdown coming this sunday. the mayor of seattle announces a bet with the d.c. mayor as the playoff match approaches. about one hour ago, the seattle mayor said -- ba >> coming up, an interview with robert for the third. >> changes on the way in or light bulb. you may want to get to the store soon. >> in silver spring, it in a controversy when a 6-year-old goes to another student and says powell and was suspended. the family says that is an overreaction. >> skies are clearing out and it will get cold. teams by morning. >> good news tonight for the u.s. auto market. sales should top 15 million in 2013 nearly 7% more than 2012 and the strongest sales forecasts since before the recession. this optimistic prediction hinges on spending cuts being debated on capitol hill and the availability of consumer credit. >> the new year means lights out for 75 watt light bulbs. under federal law 75 watt incandescent bulbs can no longer be produced or imported. retailers can sell existing stocks until they run out. the government is gradually phasing
angeles and seattle saw below average readings. 2012 was the second worst year for extreme weather events. human activity especially the burning of fossil fuels is contributing to changes in the u.s. climate. >>> today, the debate over what to do over gun violence continues in washington with the launch of vice president's biden's task force. yesterday, gabrielle giffords marked the two-year anniversary of the shooting which she narrowly survived by joining the call for more action. nbc's tracie potts joins us live with the details. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: richard, good morning. congresswoman giffords marking the occasion with a push for gun safety. she's going around the country saying we need to take a closer look at the laws on the books. the white house making a greater effort to strengthen them. tod today we'll see vice president biden sitting down with gun advocates on whether or not washington should get involved. tomorrow a big meeting at the white house with the nra. vice president biden out front on this one as well. but the big question will they be able to get anyth
a victory of the super bowl. >>> the kings are closer to moving to seattle and from all indications it's a done deal. the brothers have agreed to sell the kings to a seattle based investment group. it will buy 65% for $340 million. the group would move the team to seattle and restore the team's former name, the super sonics. while the deal is not finalized, they say, it's not looking good for sack pen toe. >> if sacramento losses the kings, they won't see another nba team in at least my lifetime or many other people's. >> the deal to move the kings to seattle still needs approval from the nba board of governor s. >>> there was a dray mat tick -- dramatic rescue today near the cliff house. a surfer was in trouble. live at the beach to explain why it was such a difficult operation, janna. >> reporter: these signs are posted warning people about the dangerous water conditions. today a surfer got into trouble and he's safe thanks to four rescuers who decided they would swim out into the chopty water. the call came at 11:45 this morning. they flew over the scene as the coastguard, san
game, and i know a lot of people are going to give the edge to seattle because of their defense. but i really like where the washington redskins are right now. they're playing hot, they're playing confident. they're going to have the home crowd. seattle's got a long trip. i just think robert griffin iii is going to make some plays to win the game for washington. i picked against washington last week. i'm going to pick washington this week in a really, really great game. >> tony, this time, i'm saying thank you and i really mean it. >>> the winner of the seahawks/redskins game, by the way, travels to atlanta next week. >>> now a programming reminder. tune into pro football talk monday at 5:00 p.m. and every weekday on the nbc sports network. and you can also catch the dan patrick show weekdays from 9:00 a.m. till noon each day. >>> the packers 24, the vikings 10. al and cris will wrap it up after this. what'd you get? louis is savin' a few bucks. same here... wendy's. mm-mm-mm! so not the same. goin' in! saving doesn't mean settling. introducing wendy's new right price, right size menu.
's mind this weekend, playoffs favor. the redskins are getting the game against the seattle seahawks. people could not be more excited. it is like a dream come true. it is hard not to find people wearing burgundy and gold today. >> and the final hours, come in on sunday. we will stand and say, power to the redskins. this is a longtime redskins fan. he was giving a motivated sermon. , you alwaysld say sound like a reverend on the radio. i believe. redskins. >> we came across some of the first lady's this morning. it has been a long time waiting. you have been around for 10 years cheerleading. how difficult is it cheering on the field? i'm a big redskins fan. .t is not difficult at all we have a lot of fun down there. some fans have very high hopes. i have been a redskins fan 40 years. this man says, you have to believe. hey, y'all, billy? believe! he has set a wager. gets a basket of coffee. we would get seattle's best and starbucks. at fedex field, john gonzales, abc 7 news. as long as they do not get our cheerleaders. he looks like he was being warmed up by those cheerleaders. [laug
to brag about? washington, d.c. or seattle washington? >>> but first secretary of state hillary clinton, she is still in the hospital with a blood clot in her head. we'll have the latest on her condition and the treatments coming up next. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton still in the hospital being treated for a blood clot for her brain. she didn't have a stroke, but she could have and she was lucky to get the prompt care she did. otherwise a clot in a major vein that carries blood out of the head is like a dangerous back up in the lincoln tunnel. the secretary of state is being treated at new york presbyterian for the blood clot, which formed in the brain and the skull behind the right ear. it's called a transverse thrombosis. the blockage is now being dissolved with blood thinners. >> it prevents that clot from getting larger. >> reporter: here in washington friends and colleagues are sending well wishes. they have known clinton since law school. >> i just want to say how much secretary clinton is in our prayers this morning and i hope she recovers rapidly from this health probl
the seattle seahawks. business will go on as usual. >> nothing really changes. you get ready like you do every week. on your football team understands what your first goal is. a home fieldve game. we have been able to accomplish that. tot is the mindset to begin talk about it. now you take it one of the time. >> i am sure everybody wants to that dallas loss. the seahawks are led by another of the year candidate. it is the first season in nfl rookie that three in thebacks are playoffs. the redskins lost to seattle in last in 2005 and 2007. prudential be on their minds come sunday. -- revenge will be on their minds come sunday. this is jordan rogers, look at the catch. was ruled incomplete, but after a second look, i see it. vendor built beats nc state. -- a vendor built -- vanderbilt beats nc states. he is only 37 away from beating for the most wins. the nhl is in the process of reviewing the players' latest counterproposal. meetings are scheduled to resume tomorrow. is engaged. >> a [ male announcer ] now at your neighborhood subway: the big hot pastrami melt. perfected the pastrami sandwich -
un cine en julio del aÑo pasado. >>> y controversia por operativo policial en seattle, acusan a un agente de uso exceso vosotros de la fuerza, las autoridades defienden la detenciÓn. >>> y juzguen ustedes. >>> luego de escÁndalo por fiesta en la que habrÍan participado prostitutas renuncÓo el embajador de honduras en colombia. >>> y en brasil, develan plan de fuga en una cÁrcel. >>> el principal sospechoso es un gato. >>> les contaremos la historia, vamos con toda la informaciÓn. >>> (♪) este es su noticiero univisiÓn fin de semana con fÉlix. >>> (♪). >>> buenas noches bienvenidos al noticiero univisiÓn del fin de semana una nueva tragedia sacude a la poblaciÓn de aurora colorado la misma ciudad dÓnde en julio pasado ocurriÓ una masacre al interior de un cine, en la madrugada de hoy una toma de rehenes terminÓ con la muerte de cuatro personas. >>> vamos con los detalles de este nuevo hecho de sangre que vuelve a poner en debate el asunto del control de armas. >>> la matanza se iniciÓ en la madrugada en el mismo pueblo en donde doce personas fueron asesinadas en el
. seattle washington and washington, d.c. >>> let's start with the sound tracks of the two cities. >> and d.c. has go-go and chuck brown. seattle has grunge washington has the wonderful wharf, a seafood lover's delight. >> and everything is just more natural. >> reporter: while seattle for some reason, throwing their fish around, the pike place fish market. >> theirs is a little more entertaining. >> washington has the monument, seattle has the needle. they make planes, we make legislation, slowly. >> so far we like it. >> washington has tourists. >> actually we've come to washington and it's lovely. >> seattle has techies, the wealthiest of them all, bill gates. while washington has the water gate. at the end of the daisy yacht l has a nice hot cup of coffee. >> it's been a 54-year history one location. >> while we here in washington have a nice hot bowl of van's chili. >> which is the better city? >> oh no question, all of washington. always washington. >> yeah, we're a little bias. hail to the redskins, let's hope for a win. >>> so did you make any new year's resolutions last night? even
to see the redskins beat up on the seattle seahawks. they had their final full practice today. dan hellie has more. >> the seahawks have the number one defense in the nfl. there is a feeling they could be beaten. they think somebody that is brewing for quite some time. even from when coach shanahan first got here. >> the people kind of questions what direction is this organization going in, i think we all know we're not finished here, we're definitely not satisfied. >> he has not practiced this week because of a sprained ankle. >>> one more note, dan stein berg at the "the washington post" has trolling the sports web sites. the skins are not a popular pick on sunday. >>> our coverage tends. seattle is known for its flying fish. pat collins goes fishing in d.c. for seahawks fans. >>> a record payout and fines for the deepwater horizon incident. how students copied on this first day back to class. >>> plus why ♪ ♪ i'm halfway to your heart ♪ you have to let me know ♪ so i don't make my worst mistake ♪ ♪ turn around and let you go [ female announcer ] when sweet and salty come to
. the atlanta falcons kick a game-winning field goal in the final seconds defeating the seattle seahawks 30-28. atlanta advancing to the conference championship game next sunday against san francisco. meanwhile, tom brady led new england to a 41-28 win over the houston texans. the patriots play baltimore in the afc championship game. >>> well, it's 30 days since the massacre at that elementary school in connecticut and just two days until the vice president and his task force make public their ideas to put the brakes on gun violence. listen to some of the voices from both lawmakers and gun rights lobbyists. >> i'm urging our country's major gun retailers like walmart and sports authority to suspend sales of modern assault-style weapons until congress is able to fully consider and vote on legislation to curb gun violence. >> when a president takes all of the power of his office, he's willing to expend political capital, you don't want to bet your house on the outcome, but i would say that the likelihood is this they are not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban through. >> let's be
-mile area east of seattle. they are looking for this man, 29-year-old curt rupert of lake city, florida. he disappeared three days ago during a skydiving trip. friends say they last saw rupert jump when he -- rather when he jumped out of a helicopter above the cascade mountains. authorities still hoping to find him alive. they say his parachute may have snagged a tree on the way down. >>> and cnn has learned that tomorrow, president obama will announce chuck hagel as his nominee to be defense secretary. the former senator from nebraska is a vietnam war hero and served on capitol hill for more than a decade but his confirmation process isn't expected to be smooth. athena jones is at the white house and hagel, athena, has angered some lawmakers, many because of the positions he has taken up on middle east issues. what has he done that could cause challenges, say, for him here? >> reporter: well, that's right. even though this is a republican who served as nebraska senator for two terms, it sounds like a bipartisan choice but really, it's just going to be shaping had up to be another fight. on
off against seattle. fans could not be more pumped for the burgundy and gold. the first playoff game in 13 years here. lindsay joins us now with whose hot streak is going to continue. who is not excited about the game? >> i know your family is. can i see your earrings? >> i know. i have my robert griffin iii earrings. my husband gave them to me. >> he is crazy. your family is excite > we are on a roll. >> five years ago today, the redskins lost the nfc wild card game at seattle. the final score was 35-14 and it was the final nfl game for head coach joe gibbs. the hope for the redskins was that with seattle on their home turf, the outcome will be different. the revved skins have not lost since november 4th. they have reeled off seven straight wins fueled by rookie running back alfred morris. the seahawks, they are hot, too, they have not suffered a lost since november 25th. they enter tomorrow's show down with a five-game running streak. players say, hey, we would choose being the hottest team, not necessarily the best. >> we have experienced it before and i have seen it happen year i
's not personal. drafted by seattle in '07 had led the team in interceptions better being traded. >> it's the nature of the business. they made a decision and, you know, traded me to baltimore. that's the nature of the beast. >> wilson has moved on with his hometown team. he played in maryland in college, now his second year with the skins, he is a big part of the redskins complainback to respectability. >> he's being from here, going back here, i still remember 9-1, we won the super bowl i had my ripken jersey on, rooting for my favorite kicker chip. i remember that whole experience, just how excited my family, this whole area was. so even more as a fan of the redskins. >> he played nickel last week. he hasn't played nickel in nine weeks, ten weeks. he was awesome. two hits on the quarterback a couple knock-ones, for two months, to go in and play, you know, that shows you -- the guys didn't complain about it, just did it, did a nice job. >> i was young and dumb, and since then, i've matured and now understand the game, understand the concepts, just a lot more than i did when i was in s
as the entire town waits for the biggest game in five years. >> tomorrow's battle with seattle marks the return of the playoffs to d.c., and players say fans could be the difference maker. carol maloney is here with a preview of the game. >> good saturday morning. the skins are 1-0 all time at home at fedex field. so there's not a lot to go on historically if you're trying to predict what kind of advantage the skins will get this weekend. what we do know is the current playoff bound skins are counting on having the 12th man. the postseason pandemonium really started at fedex field last weekend versus the cowboys. skins are riding a seven-game win streak, four straight at home. the burgundy and gold have to like this. skins are 13-2 all time at home playoffs games. the seahawks are just 1-8 on the road in the postseason. the players say the fans have a job to do this weekend. >> i expect our crowd to come out, to come out and be loud and support us. there's no reason they'd be any less excited than they were for the dallas game. for the dallas game, they were awesome. having a good home crowd re
. >>> the redskins host their first playoff game in about a decade. >> see the contrast between seattle and washington, d.c. jess? >> thanks, mike. we're also preparing you for something else. more money fights on capitol hill. the fiscal cliff unfortunately is sticking around. i'll explain that to you coming up at 6:03. you are watching 9news now. >>> we are four days away from the biggest football game washington, d.c. has seen in a long, long time. the redskins host the seattle seahawks sunday in round one of the playoffs. >> we're not going to know for sure who is the better team till they actually get on the field and play the game. before that matt jablow decided he was going to size up the two cities. seattle, washington and right here in washington, d.c. >> reporter: let's start with the sound tracks of the two cities. d.c. has go go and chuck brown. seattle has grunge and a complicated kirk cobain. washington has the wonderful wharf, a seafood lover's delight. >> everything is just more natural. >> reporter: while seattle for some reason the lights and throwing their fish aroun
seattle luego de la detenciÓn, y natalia cruz nos cuenta como pasaron los hecho las demanda presentada y las consecuencias que podrÍa tener. juzguen ustedes. >>> el individuo muerdo de la mano del policÍa y entonces el agente em prendo idea golpes contra isaac de 18 aÑos. >>> ocurriÓ el 29 de diciembre del 2010 cuando la policÍa de seattle descubriÓ un vehÍculo incendio ido y cerrado con llave al lado de tienda de departamentos, y a los oficiales le parece, y otra llegÓ a reclamam el auto que conducÍa del que no era dueÑo en una rueda de prensa el portavoz del departamento de policÍa explicÓ que el joven tenÍa un historial criminal que lo calificoaba como un riesgo de asalto. >>> segÚn Él, cuando intentaron ponerlo bajo arresto se resistÓo mordiendo incluso al oficial. >>> la detenciÓn fue cons wlshl la fuerza que se usÓ en el arresto fue razonable y necesaria para poner en custodia a la persona lo que resulta que sesivo fue toda la situaciÓn dijo el portavoz. >>> el abogado de osa que puso queja formal ante oficina del departamento del policÍa, diciendo que su client
're counting. the 'skins lost to the seahawks in the 2005 playoffs but seattle struggled on the road in the post-season. their last win away from home december 31, 1983. despite that las vegas is putting their money on the seahawks. they're favored to win by three points over the redskins. we want to see your redskins spirit. send us pictures of your kids, your pets, your house, your car, everything decked out in your burgundy and gold. of course, e-mail they will to skins fan at or use the hash tag skins fans. >> if you check the website and twitter, there are a lot of creative ways. >> we showed you the engagement proposal yesterday. >> we'll show you a lot of stuffy bet. >>> ahead on news4 today, lawmakers trying to separate fact from fiction in a new movie about the raid on osama bin laden. >>> plus a new images from the rover that is raising the question, is there life on mars? >>> a cold start to the morning. it will feel colder in the next couple of hours. what oh! progress-oh! -oh! -oh! oh! oh! ♪ what do you know? oh! ♪ bacon? -oh! -oh! oh! [ female anno
showing up anywhere from seattle right down into l.a. and even over into phoenix, too. we do have a stalled front sitting across the southeast. that's where all the rain is focused on today. also just north of dallas up into oklahoma, that's where we'll see some snow and ice this morning. here you see seattle, portland down into san francisco and l.a., san diego, too, nothing going on. some expected snowfall through northern wyoming. we're looking for about 3 to 6 inches out that way. again, other than that, things are nice and quiet. today's highs should be in the 30s and 40s, 50s and 60s down through california. look at l.a. this is the warm weather they were hoping for for the golden globe. by the time we get into next weekend, temperatures will be i look nice and sunny. it has been above average in the east, below average in the west and things are evening out. >> time for crisp air. >>> coca-cola's controversial take on obesity and nike's newest $100 million golfer. plus, heroes find the strength to lift a car and save a life. you've got to see this. you're watching "early to
gas guzzling vehicles. now in many places, to wield a replacing fore. this report from seattle in the state of washington -- two wheels are replacing four. >> the streets are full of a steady stream of bicyclist riding to work. shannon rights 10 kilometers to and from work every day. >> i started being a full-time commuter in april 2010. i rode my bike to work one day and fell in love with that, and i have been writing every day since. >> on a bridge leading toward downtown, a counter tallies up the number by passing by. more than 100,000 since october. nearby, we met the seattle mayor, who was also biking to work. >> what you see in cities across the country is that mayors are looking to accommodate the growing demands a bicyclist. new york, chicago, said francisco, washington d.c., major cities are all embracing bicycling as an alternative for those who want to take it. >> less than 2% of trips in the u.s. are taken by bicycle, but the two-wheel trend is growing. analysts say it will shift away from americans traditional reliance on the family automobile. >> the car is not on
drenches highways from seattle to the northern california bodier. snow covered passes in the cascades and northern rockies. >>> looks like an ideal day to fly. no weather related delays are expect d. i don't think i have ever said that. >> very rare. particular already this time of the year. >>> back to the new this is morning. something sure to impact most of us. growing concerns over major flu outbreak. >> hospitals across the country are taking extra precautions to prevent the spread of the flu. visitors are being restricted from entering certain areas. a doctor says they've given up testing for the flu. the a patient has the symptom, they'll get treatment. we asked abc's dr. jennifer ashton how to say void getting sick. >> recently, the fda approved the drug tamiflu for infants as young as 2 weeks of age. first and most important thing, get a flu vaccine. it's not too late. there's enough available. second thing is keep your hands and anything your hands touch -- phones, keyboards -- clean as possible. that's how the virus is transmitted. it's very important to do that. >> doctors
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